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In blow to Biden, Joe Manchin will not commit to backing $1.75 trillion spending bill

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By Richard Cowan and David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) -President Joe Biden’s domestic agenda suffered a major setback on Monday when Democratic Senator Joe Manchin said he would not commit to supporting a $1.75 trillion framework on social spending and climate change unveiled last week. “While I’ve worked hard to find a path to compromise, it’s obvious: Compromise is not good enough for a lot of my colleagues in Congress. It’s all or nothing, and their position doesn’t seem to change unless we agree to everything,” Manchin told a news conference. “Enough is enough. It’s time our elected leade…

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